In our Early years we observed excellent communication skills, children were using their social skills to develop a conversation during snack time. We encourage our parents to take reading books home to share stories and develop a love of reading.
Today our Year 1 children were taking part in a Yoga session, all the children were focused and developing a strong core.
Mr Hanson and I had a wonderful learning walk around KS1, the children were extremely excited to show us their learning. There were children building forts in the sand, children dressing up in the Immersive reading area and children in the continuous provision.
Paul Klee:18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a Swiss-born artist. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. 2KS have been studying the artist particularly looking at his painting of a Castle which links directly to their topic.
Mrs FJ spoke to the F2 children about kindness and what it means to be kind. The children showed off their dance moves to Mrs FJ’s kindness muscle song. Fantastic listening and learning.
We have been extremely fortunate to work with Harriet Goodwin who is an author and provides creative writing workshops with young children. One of Harriet’s most acclaimed books is ‘The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43’, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter “Book I Couldn’t Put Down” Award in 2010. She combines her passion […]
Rubbish adventure the children looked at how they organise rubbish. We looked at how the machines work through practical activities. IsJ
Today we have been very fortunate to have Safe at Last in school today to teach the children about homelessness and what it means to be homeless. The children have learnt so much about how and why some people become homeless and now they might feel. They have then moved onto looking at what they […]
CurricOutulum Letter – Towers, tunnels and turrets
What a wonderful afternoon. Rockingham children really can spell some tricky words. What a battle at Y2. Outstanding spelling! We had to access Y3 words to find a winner. Well done to all finalists but our winners are: Sebi Y1, Siena Y2, Lily Y3, Kayleigh Y4, Georgia Y5 and Oliver Y6
Mrs Buttree’s Maths doctors are out in force today curing long division issues. Children are coaching others in the method to secure understanding.
Ella shared with us today how her parents have supported the 4Ocean project by buying bracelets made from plastic recovered from the sea. This has raised awareness in 6B of a potential charity that we can support in our NEMESIS project about reducing plastic in the ocean.
Today we had our first Co-Design meeting with our LEAF centre representatives across Willowtree. Two children from each school have been selected as advocates for drive the project forward. We have looked at the project designs, visited the house and discussed our fund raising opportunities. Over the next couple of months the children will be […]
On Friday our Year 4 and 5 children performed The Tempest at Rotherham Civic theatre. Both Y4/5D and Y5P put on an outstanding performance. They showcased their learning with accurate pronunciation and acting prowess.
We used our sketch books to show how to mix colours. We can’t wait to use the skills we have learnt to produce some wonderful pieces of art work!
The children have really enjoyed doing fractions in maths this week. They have worked super hard.
Our Key Stage 1 children have produced some beautiful learning all about Castles, they have created a beautiful description using complex language. Well done Everyone.
Our Foundation 1 children have been busy learning their initial letter sounds and enjoying feeding Metal Mike, they completed some wonderful learning and were able to identify all the sounds.
This week in Numeracy we have been learning all about Prime Numbers, Square Numbers and using addition in its many forms, the children have had a fabulous week and worked extremely hard to achieve their targets. Miss Tyzack has also taught the children a sneaky trick on how to calculate their prime numbers. Good luck […]
This Years Young Voices was another huge success, what an incredible atmosphere and experience you will never forget. We are starting a school choir this year in order to encourage children to join in and be part of something special. This term children can join a karaoke club at lunchtime to develop a love of […]
The children loved using the atlas and maps to locate, name and label countries in the UK. The children then found the capital cities and added the names and drew pictures of the castles that are located there. The children were extremely proud of the piece of learning!
# Classes 1/2WB and 2KS enjoyed a workshop from Mrs FJ about kindness. The children engaged in the story and learned a song. Some children were given a ‘secret kindness mission’ to carry out that day. The children represented KS1 brilliantly, well done.
We are loving our new reading area and immersive reading text Shrek! We are all so engrossed in the book.
Mrs Buttree’s maths group are sharpening their arithmetic skills using a game of darts. It’s getting very competitive in here.
Today we have had the amazing opportunity of working with Ann Foxley Johnson again, teaching all our children about emotions and how emotions can make other people feel. The children have been given an emotion to try and recreate, what would that feel like? Have they ever felt that way? How could they support each […]
What a great session with Mrs Foxley-Johnson! Talking to us about emotions and a good discussion about body language. We have all really enjoyed the session.
The Young Voices Choir are ready for their rehearsal.
Yesterday, Mrs Greenwood enjoyed reading a story with last terms Reading Champion winners. They enjoyed a nice cup of hot chocolate and biscuit together. Mrs Greenwood will continue to do this every Monday with children who have read the most frequently the previous week, as a reward.